Michael and Miriam Ford
Michael has been involved in funeral service since 2003, when he first came to work for the Rowlands. While working for the Rowlands, Michael met their daughter Miriam, and they got married in 2008.
Michael is a member of North Augusta Sertoma Club, North Augusta Optimist Club, Leadership North Augusta Class of 2011, the Leadership North Augusta Board where he currently serves as president-elect, and he is a past-president of the North Augusta Lions Club. He is also Vice Chairman and Co-founder of Support 1, a non-profit organization supporting first responders. Michael is a graduate of Lakeside High School in Evans, GA. He has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Augusta State University, an Associate’s Degree in Funeral Service and Embalming from Piedmont Technical College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. Michael is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
Miriam is a third-generation funeral home owner. She works part-time at the funeral home and teaches fourth grade at Episcopal Day School in Augusta. Miriam is a graduate of North Augusta High School and Clemson University. She received her Master’s Degree from Cambridge College in Cambridge, MA. Michael and Miriam are active members of First Baptist Church of North Augusta, and they have 2 children, Ella Kaye and Yonce.